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William G. "Bill" Riley Scholarship


  • First consideration will be to a member of Pi Kappa Alpha ("PIKE") fraternity.
  • College of Business undergraduate junior or senior or a graduate MBA student who holds a minimum of 3.0 GPA

Donor Profile

The William G. "Bill" Riley Endowed Scholarship in business was established by the family and friends of Bill Riley following his untimely death in a tragic multi-vehicle accident in April of 1998. Mr. Riley graduated from North Vigo High School in 1985. He attended Indiana University for two years expecting to graduate in dentistry but discovered a passion for business. He transferred to Indiana State University to attend business school and shortly thereafter joined Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He received a B.A. in accounting in 1989 and an MBA in 1994. Throughout his career, Mr. Riley held management positions in accounting.

Past Recipients

  • Nathan Crick, Alexander Wright, 2020
  • Seth Arnold, 2012
  • Kanika Khann, 2011
  • Shyamsundarreddy Sammidi, 2010
  • Brandon Hunter, Janis Weber, 2009
  • Rod Blake, Michael Clampitt II, 2008
  • Michael Clampitt II, 2007
  • Rod Blake, 2006
  • Mariko Watanabe, 2005
  • Alex Savitchev, 2004
  • Matthew Volz, 2003
  • Bryan McKay, 2002
  • John Scherle, 2001

Scholarships for Business Programs